The Indie Science Fiction & Fantasy Bestseller List

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Based on sales at hundreds of independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending September 23, 2012.

1. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553593716

2. A Clash of Kings
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780345535429

3. A Discovery of Witches
Deborah Harkness, Penguin, $16, 9780143119685

4. Cloud Atlas
David Mitchell, Random House, $15, 9780375507250

5. A Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553573428

6. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $8.99, 9780553582024

7. A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $35, 9780553801477

8. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien, Del Rey, $8.99, 9780345534835

9. Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury, S&S, $11.99, 9781451673319

10. Ender’s Game
Orson Scott Card, Tor, $6.99, 9780812550702

11. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $14, 9780307887443

12. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935

13. The Age of Miracles
Karen Thompson Walker, Random House, $26, 9780812992977

14. The Name of the Wind
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $8.99, 9780756404741

15. The Magicians
Lev Grossman, Plume, $16, 9780452296299

16. The Map of Time
Felix J. Palma, Atria, $16, 9781439167410

17. The Wise Man’s Fear
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, $19, 9780756407124

18. The Magician King
Lev Grossman, Plume, $16, 9780452298019

19. Ghost Story
Jim Butcher, Roc, $9.99, 9780451464071

20. Cat’s Cradle
Kurt Vonnegut, Dial, $15, 9780385333481

21. Dune
Frank Herbert, Ace, $9.99, 9780441172719

22. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Douglas Adams, Del Rey, $7.99, 9780345391803

23. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien, Ballantine, $8.99, 9780345339706

24. Wards of Faerie
Terry Brooks, Del Rey, $28, 9780345523471

25. The Windup Girl
Paolo Bacigalupi, Night Shade, $14.95, 9781597801584